According to the Book of Revelation, Jesus promised to return “quickly.” What does “quickly mean”? Let’s find out in this interesting article by Gerald Sigal.
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According to the New Testament, after how long an interval did Jesus promise to return to earth? Answer: Jesus’ alleged remarks about the parousia, that is, his promised second “presence,” “arrival,” present a problem for Christianity. Some of his statements anticipate a quick return (Matthew 10:23; Mark 9:1; John 14:3, 21:22-23), other comments are less [Read More]
Didn’t the delay in Jesus’ second coming give further opportunity for people to be “saved” by believing in him?
Does Isaiah, chapter 11, refer to Jesus?
How can we be sure that Jesus’ promises to return are false prophecy?
How does the author of the second epistle of Peter attempt to deal with the problem occasioned by the delay in Jesus’ return? Answer: The author of the second epistle of Peter attempts to deal with the problem occasioned by the delay in Jesus’ return by appealing to Psalms 90:4 which states that “a [Read More]
How does the passage of time effect the Christian claim of a “second coming of Christ”? Let’s find out in this interesting article.
What are some of the fundamental changes that the true Messiah will bring about when he comes? Answer:The Messiah will not be a savior who comes to rescue individuals solely from sin. He will be the leading representative of the Jewish people in all respects and will fulfill his mission during his lifetime (no second [Read More]
When speaking of Jesus’ second coming what does Paul mean by the word “shortly” in Romans 16:20 or the author of Revelation 22:10, 12, 20 by “the time is near” and “I am coming quickly”? Answer: To understand what is meant let us look at Hebrews 10:37: “For yet a little while, and he [Read More]
What does “this generation” mean in the verse, “Truly I say to you this generation will not pass away until all these things take place” (Matthew 24:32, Mark 13:30, Luke 21:32)?